Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!
For this hop we will be featuring the letter B. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their B element will be featured in their post.
If you came from Joanne Barnes at “Josies Joy“ then you’re on the right track
For the letter B, I thought that I would re-visit a project that I posted a few months ago. I like this bracket frame so much that I have it on display in my craft room. The Bracket Frame from Close To My Heart comes plain white and ready to customize any way that you would like. I used the now retired, La Belle Vie paper on this one. The shape that fits the frame is on the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge. Using Cricut Craft room to add a square to the center makes it super fast and easy to cut a perfect fit. The bracket shape is cut at 11″ with a 6.75″ square centered in it. Use Bonding Memories glue or Mod Podge to adhere it to the frame and finished it with our Finishing Files. I trimmed the cut out square down a little and used the pattern on the other side of the paper as a background for the photo. The black scroll “frame” and the 3-D flowers were also cut with the A.P. cartridge. The CTMH Quilling Tool really simplifies rolling the spiral flowers! I added Pearl Flourishes, a little Black Tulle Ribbon (which is awesome BTW) and a couple of stick pins from the Bling Assortment, which retires on Jan. 31st, so be sure to get it while you still can. The flower centers are embellished with a “secret” item shared by the Fabulously Artsy Tressa Black (see #10 on her post) at convention this past July……silica gel pearls! That’s right, those little packets with the warning not to eat them contain these little “pearls”. (They also make great butterfly bodies).
Each time my daughter sees this frame she hints, not so subtly, that she would like to have it. The photo is of her little one who turns 1-year-old at the end of the month. What do you think, should I give it to her or keep it for myself?…….
Your next stop on our Everything ABC’S blog Hop is Alicia Olsen at “Love Stamping”
Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:
1. Amber La Mons ~ http://scrapperstherapy.blogspot.com
2. Lucy Kelleher ~ http://www.love2createitall.com
3. Theodora~ http://www.celebratecrafts.com/
4. Linda ~ http://www.scrappytherapy.com
5. Shalana Glass ~ http://scrappinwithshalana.blogspot.com/
6. Joanne Barnes ~ http://josiesjoy.blogspot.com
7. Kathy Johnson ~ kathyscreativecorner.com
8. Alicia Olson ~ http://lovestamping.com/
9. Kelly Lane ~ http://paperpetalmemories.blogspot.com
10. Jen Patrick ~ http://roxybonds-scrappin.blogspot.com
11. Shelly Nemitz ~ http://just1piece-shelly.blogspot.com